Spark New Zealand expects to upgrade to a fifth-generation mobile network within its current capital spending and wants to divert funds into that programme as soon as it has spectrum.
New Zealand telecommunications operator 2Degrees is adding $50 million in senior debt capacity to its balance sheet as it refinances an existing $200 million debt facility and bumps it up to $250 million, according to the company's parent, US-based Trilogy International partners.
Chorus lifted its fibre connections 9.9 percent in the June quarter, putting the ultra-fast broadband lines on an equal footing with its ADSL copper connections.
Spark New Zealand, the country's biggest telecommunications company, said it appointed Melissa Anastasiou to its so-called leadership squad, effective immediately, while it also hired Matt Bain, who starts as marketing director, a newly-created role, in November.
Telecommunications provider Two Degrees Mobile lifted net profit 33 percent in 2017, with revenue gains outpacing costs and the bottom line boosted by tax credits.
In today's subscriber email we caught up with the latest news in politics and the economy.
The first real-world tests of 5G mobile technology in New Zealand have begun on the streets of Wellington. However, there are still a number of hurdles - both technological and bureaucratic - to overcome before consumer access becomes a reality.
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Steven Joyce unveiled NZ$3 million for investments in tech and software exporters and NZ$450,000 in seed money for a tech company incubator.